Make San Jose a Zone Safe from Official Bigotry

Smaller cities have begun this trend. San Jose should be helping to lead it.

Please add your name to this petition to urge the San Jose City Council to act:

WHEREAS, safeguarding the equal and inalienable rights and inherent dignity of all people is the foundation of the relationship between a representative government and its people;

AND whereas, we recognize that this relationship is under threat;

THEREFORE we, the undersigned individuals residing in San Jose, CA, call upon all San Jose governing authorities and law enforcement agencies to pledge in writing to protect all of our city's community members;

FURTHERMORE, we call upon these authorities and agencies to proclaim publicly that they will refuse to cooperate with any demands from the federal government to institute detentions, deportations, registries, conversion therapies, imprisonment, torture, assassination or any other acts that target or discriminate based on immigration status, race, ethnicity, religion, country of origin, ability, political affiliation, economic status, age, gender-identity, or sexual orientation;

FURTHERMORE, we the undersigned individuals pledge to protect, to the best of our ability, all community members and will support our local governments as they move to resist these undemocratic practices in order to reaffirm their commitment to inclusivity, respect, and dignity.


1-25 of 56 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
56 4.4 years ago Cathie Donahue San Jose, CA
55 4.4 years ago David Farwell San Jose, CA
54 4.4 years ago Joe Macias San Jose, CA
53 4.4 years ago Annelise Bazar San Jose, CA
52 4.4 years ago Alma D'Epiro, San Jose, CA
51 4.4 years ago Anonymous San Jose, CA
50 4.4 years ago Kevin Filippin San Jose , CA
49 4.4 years ago Diana Morgan-Hickey San Jose, CA
48 4.4 years ago Russell Stone San Jose, CA
47 4.4 years ago Warren Jenkins Ben Lomond, CA
46 4.4 years ago Larry Daniell San Jose, CA
45 4.4 years ago John Miluso San Jose, CA
44 4.4 years ago Anonymous SAN JOSE, CA
43 4.4 years ago Ann McEntee san jose, CA
42 4.4 years ago Benjamin Bingaman San Jose , CA
41 4.4 years ago Ruth Clifford San Jose, CA
40 4.4 years ago Pam Johnson San Jose, CA
39 4.4 years ago Anonymous San Jose, CA
38 4.4 years ago Reverend Stephanie Bisceglia San Jose, CA
37 4.4 years ago Lyn Younger San Jose, CA
36 4.4 years ago Tristan Valliant San Jose, CA I love this city for its people-- people that will be at risk under the new administration. Resist any tyranny, resist any injustice that may be done against your people. We're the tenth largest c...
35 4.4 years ago Elizabeth Suellentrop Burke , VA
34 4.4 years ago Dennis Upton San Jose, CA
33 4.4 years ago Dwight Buzick San Jose, CA
32 4.4 years ago Gregg Johnson San J3, CA
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We were inspired in this effort and borrowed heavily from the work of the It Won't Happen Here Sonoma County Statement.